New Fund Application Forms and Guidelines!!!

New Fund Application Forms and Guidelines!

On  3rd June 2011 The Board of Trustees of the National Development Fund for Persons with Disabilities approved a new Application Handbook. The handbook contains guidelines on how the fund works and new forms to apply for assistive devices, education assistance, economic empowerment & revolving funds and infrastructure & equipment. It has been designed to help people with disabilities to understand the funding process and to apply to the Fund more easily.

New Reporting Forms!

The National Development Fund for Persons with Disabilities has introduced new reporting procedures. Anyone who has received money from the National Development Fund for education assistance, economic empowerment & revolving funds, or infrastructure & equipment is required to report at the end of each quarter. Please select the correct Reporting Form and return it to the Monitoring & Evaluation Department at address provided at the end of the form.

Sensitisation Workshops on New Handbooks

District Gender and Social Development Officers will be invited to a sensitization meeting in July or August to train you in the new monitoring and reporting procedures. National membership organizations will also be invited and asked to pass on the information to Persons with Disabilities.

 The Fund  is also pleased to launch its new Application Handbook and Monitoring & Reporting Handbook. These contain all the information and forms needed to apply to the Fund. Visit the National Development Fund Page on this website to find out more. Click here.

Call to all Government Ministries to submit data- Employment of Persons with Disabilities

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Development, in collaboration with the National Council for Persons with Disabilities is in the process of gathering data on the employment of persons with disabilities in the civil service. All civil service departments are requested to download these documents and follow the steps below. Continue reading